Search Tag: brain cells

Executive Health Management

Gene Interaction Discovery Could Lead to New Brain Cancer Therapies

2015 14 Jan

Scientists have identified a new target for future brain cancer therapies, based on a newly discovered interaction between proteins. Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Institute for Molecular Medicine (VIMM) observed that two genes, AEG-1 and Akt2, which are individually present in many types of cancer,... Read more

IT Management

Cyborg Technology: The Future

2014 12 Aug

The world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is holding its 248th National Meeting & Exposition, offering nearly 12,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.One such presentation highlights the impressive developments in cyborg technology, which is producing tangible results in the domains of prosthetics, real-life... Read more

IT Management

Accenture and Philips Announce Proof of Concept App

2014 08 Aug

Innovative technology shows how ALS patients could gain greater control of their lives through brain, voice and eye commandsSoftware connects Emotiv Insight Brainware to wearable display that allows wearers to command Philips Hue lighting, SmartTV and Lifeline productsRoyal Philips and Accenture have announced that they have developed proof of concept... Read more

IMAGING Management

Images Tell the Tail: MRI Detects Parkinson’s Disease

2014 14 May

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a new test for the diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease using standard scanning equipment common in clinical offices. 3T MRI is employed to scan sub-regions of the brain in search of a group of cells shaped like the tail of a swallow. The image is present in the scans of brains not affected by Parkinson’s... Read more

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